Mercury body burden and otolith characteristics of bluefin tuna from the northwest Mediterranean (Balearic Sea)
Beatriz Morales-Nin and José Manuel Fortuño
Juvenile and adult Bluefin tuna were analyzed for mercury body burden. The otolith elemental composition was determined in an attempt to characterize the two postulated populations found in the Mediterranean.
Keywords: bluefin tuna, otolith, mercury body burden, northwest Mediterranean.
Sci. Mar. 54(3) : 277-285
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